There are two definitions exemplifying the meaning of the word spectrum. One of which defines as the production color bands causative of the separation of the components of light and the classification of something in terms of positioning between opposite points on the other.
It is said that aside from the achievements and successes, challenges and hardships play a major part of the totality of one’s life story. Similar to an array of colors that may be associated to different representations and fragments in existence. Personal identity manifests between self-actualization and idealization, an individual’s challenge on how to situate oneself within the gauges of reality and fantasy. On how one view a glass, whether half full or half empty, or how one be motivated to face the unknowns of being and make most out of what life throws in.
“Spectra” showcases works by artists, Paula Feliciano, Trexia Sola, Kyla Garcia, Kim Borja and Patricia Rico. Although characterized by vibrancy and playful depictions, these series of works carry a multifaceted narrative within them rooting from personal accounts, encounters, and experiences. From self-doubt, Insecurities, grief , regrets to self- realizations. These different accounts of pursuit for solace provide a glimpse to the artists individuality through representations of their personal conflicts. It may seem that amidst the colorful depictions underlie a dark tale, but for these artists, these stories are such colors that contribute to the spectrum known as self.